CULINARY QUICK START PROGRAM - COLORADO SPRINGS LOCATION:

NO COST - NO EXPERIENCE

Culinary Quick Start is a fast-track training program that prepares students to enter the workforce as a qualified prep or line cook, offered though Emily Griffith Technical College.

In just 4 weeks, students develop knife skills, learn cooking fundamentals, become Servsafe certified, and attend a hiring fair featuring opportunities available with some of the best restaurants and culinary companies in Colorado. We also offer the iBest training model for language support and ESL. 

Apply today to be on your way to a new career in a fast growing industry! 

  • NO COST to participants

  • Must be legally able to work in the U.S. to be eligible

  • No previous restaurant experience required


COLORADO SPRINGS DATES:

Check back soon for the next Colorado Springs class date!


COLORADO SPRINGS COURSE TOPICS:

  • Fruit Prep & Production 

  • Temperature Danger Zone

  • Basic Sauces

  • Mother Sauces

  • ServSafe Certification Prep

  • Career Services Workshop: Hiring Fair Prep

    • Resume Writing, Interview Skills, Networking

  • Industry Human Resources:

    • What hiring chef's are looking for in candidates

    • Career Pathways

  • Kitchen 101 Vocabulary

  • Kitchen Workplace Safety 

  • Food Safety 

  • Knife Skills & Safety 

  • Recipe Reading & Conversions

  • Prep & Production 

  • Cooking Methods

  • Ingredient Identification

  • Emulsifications

  • Vegetable Prep & Production


COLORADO SPRINGS HIRING FAIR:

Are you in need of quality restaurant employees? Culinary Quick Start trains students to be prepared for prep or line cook positions, including Servsafe Certification. Put our hiring fairs on your schedules and help build your workforce now. Hiring fairs take place during the last week of the course.

Upcoming Dates: Check back soon for the next date!

Location: Penrose Library, Columbine Room, 20 N. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Time: 5:30 pm-7:00 pm (with set up beginning at 4:45 pm)


COLORADO SPRINGS GUEST CHEFS

Interested in volunteering to be a Guest Chef for our Culinary Quick Start program?  Share your expertise and guide students through a range of culinary techniques!

Class Location: Hillside Community Center, 925 S. Institute St., Colorado Springs, CO 80903